Section 1: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 1:00-1:50 PM

Professor: Paul Ranieri

Introduction to approaches to editing, style, and writing conventions; intensive practice to editing, collaborative writing, and critique appropriate for students in professional writing or other writing intensive majors or careers.  More specifically, ENG 329 introduces students to (1) professional copy editing techniques, conventions, and terms; (2) rhetorical and historical approaches to style, and (3) conventions of grammar, usage, mechanics in academic and professional style guides and in various media.  Gives students intensive practice in collaborative writing, editing, and critique.  Textbooks used will include the following: Williams & Bizup, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace (11th ed.) & David Crystal, The Fight for English: How Language Pundits Ate, Shot, and Left.